Sunday, June 05, 2005

Grammar Ex.1

In both Writing Task 1 and 2 you are marked on your use of linking words.
Try the exercise below.
See teacher's comment for answers.

Karen is rich; ___, her cousin Kate is poor.

a. therefore b. however c. otherwise

You'd better take a taxi. ___, you'll arrive late.

a. Consequently b. Furthermore c. Otherwise

I enjoy reading this new magazine. ___, it has good articles.

a. Moreover b. Nevertheless c. However

Jack wasn't tired. ___, he took a nap.

a. Otherwise b. Hence c. Nevertheless

Phil was not thirsty; ___, he drank five glasses of water.

a. however b. moreover c. furthermore

The kids didn't study. ___, they failed the course.

a. Therefore b. Nonetheless c. Otherwise

The weather was terrible. ___, we decided to delay our trip.

a. Furthermore b. Besides c. Therefore

You must buy the tickets; ___, we won't be able to see that play.

a. otherwise b. although c. besides

The neighbourhood isn't very interesting. I like the house, ___.

a. moreover b. thus c. though

We live in the same building; ___, we hardly see each other.

a. however b. therefore c. furthermore

He didn't earn enough money. ___, his wife decided to get a job.

a. Moreover b. Therefore c. Although

That house isn't big enough for us, and ___, it's too expensive.

a. furthermore b. hence c. although


Blogger teacher said...

1. b However
2. c Otherwise
3. a Moreover
4. b Hence
5. a However
6. a Therfore
7. c Therefore
8. a Otherwise
9. c though
10.a However
11.b Therefore
12.a Furthermore

11:40 pm  

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